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Buckingham Palace, London: Built originally by the Duke of Buckingham, Buckingham Palace was purchased from him in 1762 by George III, who moved there from St. James's Palace. The building was reconstructed between 1825 and 1836 in the Palladian style from the designs of John Nash, and it has since undergone several additions, an East front being built in 1856. Now the home of the Queen, it attracts crowds every day to watch the Changing of the Guard, and the comings and goings of the many visitors to the Palace.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by John Hinde in London, England.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1963-07-19

Sender

Ann Gidy [London, England]

Recipient

Mother Danz [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

This is a pic of London – a really [illegible] city. Yesterday we toured Stratford- a very quaint little town – Shakespeare country. We all enjoyed the ship and Europe is really wonderful. Your loving child, Ann Gidy.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United Kingdom—England—Greater London—London—City of Westminster—Buckingham Palace

Publisher

John Hinde Limited

Publisher Series

2L1

Photographer

John Hinde

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

British Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Westminster-17

Date Digitized

2013-10-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collection. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

O:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedKingdom\LondonEngland\BoroughofWestminster-17A

Image File Size

364 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Westminster (London, England), Buckingham Palace (London, England), Castles & palaces, Guards

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